in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 414 words.
Rasbotham, Dorning (1730–1791), antiquary and playwright, was born at Manchester and baptized on 10 May 1730 at Cross Street Presbyterian Chapel, Manchester. The son of Peter Rasbotham and...